Sensory Processing Disorder Checklist for Teens

Here is a checklist of typical teen SPD symptoms to use as a guide for helping your teen.

Sensory Processing Disorder Checklist for TeensSPD in the teenage years can be especially difficult.Teens can feel the normal teenage ups and downs even more intensely.

Teens with SPD have developed coping skills over the years but can still struggle with feeling like they fit in, poor self-esteem and their sensory issues which make socializing and doing well in school difficult.

Below is a checklist of typical teen SPD symptoms to help you and your teen:

Teenage Sensory Processing Disorder Symptoms

  • Teens are often over-sensitive to their environment. They are bothered by noise, lights, loud sounds or too much excitement.
  • They do not like being touched
  • They can begin many new tasks but have trouble completing what they started
  • Feel slow and lethargic
  • Unaware of their own strength
  • Clumsy, poor sport skills avoid team sports
  • Have difficulty learning new tasks that use motor skills
  • Difficulty paying attention and staying focused
  • Misinterprets instructions, questions and requests. Often says you never told me that
  • Difficulty reading out loud
  • Lacks fluency when describing something
  • Struggles with reading comprehension
  • Difficulty forming opinions and thoughts when having to present material

Many kids are intellectually gifted but with SPD simply have brains that are wired differently.

Coordikids is a development program that can strengthen areas where your child may be struggling. Improving handwriting, learning to organize and plan and improving social skills are all areas that Coordikids child development program can help.

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